Creative Practice Event Series: Covid Through A Creative Lens

Creative Practice Event Series: Covid Through A Creative Lens How Have Healthcare Workers Used Creative Expression to Make Meaning Of Their Worlds? Online Event Tue 9 March 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM GMT Did you watch the recording? Share your thoughts about the event by filling out our Short Survey About this Event One year after the World Health Organisation declared Covid-19 a pandemic, StoryLab Research at Anglia Ruskin University presented their creative collaboration with some of the health care professionals (HCPs) who have been on the frontline these past 12 months. StoryLab showed excerpts of their latest documentary film project which grew out of "The Frontline" archive started in April 2020 as a tool to document and preserve the experiences of HCPs. Listen to some...

From VFX to Directing: Challenges and Opportunities

From VFX to Directing: Challenges and Opportunities In conversation with Sci-Fi Director, Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull  RUS 203, Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge CB1 1PT 4.00 - 5.30pm (including after session drinks) Tue 28th April 2020 To be rescheduled. We will update people registered.  Please find booking requirements here. A Royal Television Society and StoryLab event with director, Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull. HaZ came from a VFX background before being known for his breakout sci-fi indie feature film - The Beyond, which was released by Gravitas Ventures, and premiered at #2 on the iTunes charts before trending on Netflix. His second feature film 2036:Origin Unknown, which starred Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica) earned a limited theatrical release in the US before going on Netflix. He was later...

The Heritage of Natural Catastrophic Events

The Heritage of Natural Catastrophic Events Community Resilience and Sense of Place Webinar Online (Zoom) 27th November 11am – 4pm. For more information please email fabrizio.galeazzi[at]aru[dot]ac[dot]uk. JOIN THE 27 NOV WEBINAR! READ MORE HERE StoryLab (ARU) and The School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex invite you to a one-day long workshop focused on the importance of cultural activity in relation to resilient communities in the context of natural catastrophic events. The workshop will take place during the week of the 40th anniversary of the Irpinia earthquake, South Italy, and will provide a premier opportunity to engage with disaster resilience thinking and practice across multiple specializations (i.e. heritage studies, film, media, architecture, conservation), as well as interacting with the community affected...

Perspectives On Violence

Perspectives On Violence Using Immersive Film to Build Resilience StoryLab and Chelmsford Community Safety Partnership JobServe Community Stadium, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5UP 9.30 - 3:30pm, Friday 13th March 2020 Please book on Eventbrite. The ‘Perspectives on Violence’ conference 2020 focuses on how individuals, their families and communities are impacted by gangs and violence. The conference brings together former gang members, experts and practitioners from Essex and around the country to explore how young or vulnerable people become involved in county lines, gangs and serious violence. Through listening to key note speakers and taking part in experiential workshops the conference aims for delegates to gain a deeper insight around the causes of violence and effective ways to tackle and prevent it. StoryLab in collaboration...

The Visual and Critical Representation in an Age of Impact Seminar

The Visual and Critical Representation in an Age of Impact Seminar Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ 9.15 - 17:30pm, Friday 6th March 2020 Organised by The Politics of Representation Collective, funded by The Sociological Review and The Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. For more information and booking, please visit Eventbrite. StoryLab’s Director, Shreepali Patel will be presenting on the panel 'Learning from other sectors: Competing Aims and Goals in Representation' at The Visual and Critical Representation in an Age of Impact Seminar. The proposed seminar engages with the politics of representation in an increasingly accelerated, regulated, metrics-driven, and marketised academic environment (Black et al 2015; Vostal, 2016) directed by the demands of REF. The seminar will consider the drawbacks and...

Queens and Harlots: Chloe Thomas

Queens and Harlots: Chloe Thomas In conversation with BAFTA & RTS nominated film & TV director, Chloe Thomas Cos 117, Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge CB1 1PT. 5.30 - 7pm, Wednesday 12th February 2020 A special Royal Television Society and StoryLab event with BAFTA and RTS nominated tv and film director, Chloe Thomas. Her first comedy Angelo's, starring Sharon Horgan and Miranda Hart, was produced by Damon Beesley (The Inbetweeners). Chloe also directed the award-winning Horrible Histories and CBBC's Sadie J.  She directed Sharon Horgan's Channel 4 documentaries on motherhood and women on the verge of a mid-life crisis, and Give Out Girls, a 6-part comedy for Big Talk/Sky. Chloe directed second block of period drama Hetty Feather for CBBC; an adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson's book, and went on to...

Building Partnerships for Global Heritage Research

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Building Partnerships for Global Heritage Research Transcending Disciplinary Barriers Through Strategic Research Themes Presentation by Professor Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem Wednesday 29 January 2020, 1:30 - 3:30pm Room: Coslett 117, ARU RSVP fabrizio.galeazzi[at] Abstract: Cultural heritage is increasingly threatened by destruction, climate change, rampant commercialisation, and overexploitation by tourism, whilst heritage institutions are struggling due to lack of funding and limited vision towards their future proofing. With the increasing rate of destruction of cultural heritage sites during conflicts and disasters (natural and man-made); from Palmyra in Syria to Macintosh School of Art in Glasgow and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the scope of heritage research has become ever broader and multidisciplinary. With heritage research becoming a driver for several organisations and funding agencies, national and international,...

UN Human Rights Day

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UN Human Rights Day The Crossing: Your Impact On Modern Day Slavery Online (all day programme), 10 December 2019 Booking requirements on Agenda: UN Human Rights Day - Agenda (pdf) It is estimated that there are more slaves in the UK today than at any other point in history. 21 million people are trafficked each year. A third of those detected are children. Many affected by Modern Day Slavery are among us, trapped in plain sight. By raising awareness of the issues surrounding modern day slavery we can help affect real change. On the 10th of December we’re creating a hubub for Human Rights Day and convening a global conversation about modern day slavery. A video introduction by Patron Emma Thompson precedes the screening...

StoryLab Symposium

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StoryLab Symposium Storytelling in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Tuesday 26th November 2019, 9.30-4.30 Room: RUS203, ARU Cambridge This symposium was part of an events programme for StoryLab’s exhibition. The Fourth Industrial Revolution may indeed have the potential to ‘robotize’ humanity and thus to deprive of our heart and soul. But as a complement to the best parts of human nature-creativity, empathy, stewardship - it can also lift humanity into a new collective and moral consciousness based on a shared sense of identity (Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum, 2016). StoryLab hosted a one-day symposium and exhibition with practitioners, technologists and academics using the intersection between creativity and technology to explore ‘creativity, empathy and stewardship ’ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  Digital technologies have made possible new...

RTS East Networking Drinks

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RTS East Networking Drinks Join us for a very special early evening Royal Television Society networking event at The Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art. Interested in networking with other filmmakers, creatives and production companies? Please join us for a drink and the opportunity to meet other storytellers and experience Storytelling in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an exhibition of Film, VR & XR, Documentary, Photography and Soundscapes, hosted by StoryLab exploring traditional and innovative forms of cross-platform storytelling. Ruskin Gallery, ARU, 5-7pm, Monday 11th November 2019 Location Details: Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art, ARU, East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT United Kingdom Directions here Book here Link RTS page
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